Well Taos stories
‘CT colonography can attract those who would otherwise not be screened, allow doctors to remove more polyps before they become cancers and help people avoid getting this disease,’ says Carolyn R. (‘Bo’) Aldigé, president and founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Virtual colonoscopy is becoming a reality for more people

According to the American Cancer Society, Latinos living in the United States are more likely to develop and die from this disease than those in many Central and South American countries. African-Americans are at least 41 percent more likely to die from colorectal cancer than whites.
Breastfeeding offers a wide array of health benefits for both baby and mother — not to mention a bond not rivaled by bottle feeding.

Promoting a healthy start in life

To breastfeed or bottle feed, that is a mother’s question. There really is no wrong answer as both options offer an array of health benefits. It has been proven, however, that breastfed babies have fewer illnesses of the digestion and respiratory tracts, fewer ear infections, and lower rates of infant mortality and SIDS.

It’s not just you: Picking health insurance is hard

Science has proved, no kidding around: Picking health insurance is extremely hard. It’s open enrollment — time to pick next year’s insurance — for folks who buy it on their own and for many of us in our jobs. Lots of us aren’t sure we know how to pick, and research shows: We’re not wrong.

The psychology of illness and trauma

Western medicine and ancient masters have finally agreed that the mind influences all aspects of health and well being.

From apples to apps

Consumers are becoming more and more interested in and educated about what they're eating

Breaking the silence

Trained facilitator and certified peer support worker Brenda Steele introduced Taos to Breaking the Silence in the fall of 2016. After completing her training in Albuquerque, Steele became the program's Northern New Mexico coordinator.

Basic first aid

Whether you're heading on a hike or hanging out in the yard, here are some basic tips.

Taking an earth walk

A personal essay describes the mission of Earth Walk Medicine.

Integrative Medicine de Taos

The olden days when you called your family doctor with a problem and he said, “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning,” are gone.

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